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If the PM wants to make a success of Brexit, she should stop singing from the Mail’s hymn sheet

Is it a coincidence that May's latest controversial announcement came straight after Paul Dacre's lavish 25th anniversary celebrations?

By Patience Wheatcroft  

The day after attending the lavish party to celebrate Paul Dacre’s 25 years as editor of the Daily Mail, Theresa May announced that she was enshrining Britain’s departure date from the EU in the legislation now going through Parliament. Perhaps the timing is mere coincidence but the prime minister listens to no one more intently than she listens to the man who, only last month in a Mail editorial, accused the Chancellor of “treachery.”

Her decision to party with the hard-right Dacre, just hours after a second Cabinet minister had resigned…

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